Georgetown's Porter a POY Contender

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YRACUSE, N.Y. -- John Thompson III spent the past couple of weeks winning games and fielding questions about whether Otto Porter should be the Big East Player of the Year. Each time, he basically said yes. So I decided to up the stakes a little after Georgetown's 57-46 win over Syracuse and ask the Hoyas' coach whether his dynamic sophomore should get more attention for National Player of the Year.

"Absolutely," Thompson III answered. "Don't you agree?"

I told him that, yes, I agree.

"So who's going to give him the attention if you guys don't start writing about him?" Thompson III said with a smile, at which point I asked him to give me a couple of hours. And so now here I am,...

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